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Kneesall, Nottinghamshire

Historical Description

Kneesall, a village, a township, and a parish in Notts. The village stands 4 miles SE by E of Ollerton, and 6 W of Carlton railway station. It has a post office under Newark; money order office, Caunton; telegraph office, Ollerton. The township includes the village. Acreage, 2311; population, 284. The parish contains also the townships of Kersall and Ompton. Acreage, 3594; population, 394. The manor of Kneesal belongs to Earl Manvers, and that of Kersall is held by the Duke of Newcastle under the Duchy of Lancaster. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Southwell; net value, £242 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old but good, and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a tower. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNottinghamshire 
Ecclesiastical parishKneesall St. Bartholomew 
Poor Law unionSouthwell 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNewark and Sherwood
RegionEast Midlands
Postal districtNG22
Post TownNewark